TOPEKA, KS— July 16, 2012 — Waste Management announces its 8th consecutive year as the presenting sponsor for the Sheltered Living Golf Classic Tournament. Waste Management is donating $5,000 to the tournament, along with various promotional items and prizes. Proceeds from the tournament go to support the more than 250 individuals served by Sheltered Living.
“Waste Management is honored to be the presenting sponsor of this event, and of such a worthy cause,” said Stephanie Regagnon, Area Senior Manager Public/Government Affairs. “At Waste Management, we strive to be a community partner and give back to the communities we serve. We know the contribution to Sheltered Living will provide valuable resources that will help the organization continue to serve the Topeka community.”
This year’s tournament will take place on Friday, July 20th at the new Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta, KS, with an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start. The Sheltered Living Golf Classic Tournament is one of the largest fundraising tournaments at the course each year.
Thirty teams will participate in the tournament, including two teams from Waste Management. Dollars raised by the tournament will be used to offset the growing costs of groceries, gasoline and other expenses for Sheltered Living. Additional information on the tournament can be found at http://shelteredliving.org/golf.
about waste management
Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also one of the largest residential recycler and a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. Bagster is provided by WM Bagco, LLC, a Waste Management company. Collection services provided by a local local operating subsidiary of Waste Management, inc. Bagster, Dumpster in a Bag, Buy. Fill. Gone., and Take It On are marks of WM Bagco, LLC. To learn more, visit www.wm.com or www.thebagster.com.